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National Autonomous University of Mexico

PhD (2016) in Philosophy of Science

National Autonomous University of Mexico

M.A. in Philosophy of Science

University of the Americas, Puebla, Mexico

B.Sc. in Biology

Visiting Student

University of Amsterdam (PhD), The Pontifical Catholic University of Chile (PhD), Ruhr-University Bochum (PhD), McGill University (BSc)


Utrecht University

Assistant Professor (tenure-track), 2021-

Wageningen University

Postdoctoral Researcher, 2020

Ruhr University Bochum

Postdoctoral Researcher, 2016-2020

National Autonomous University of Mexico

Research Assistant, 2011-2013

Natural History Museum of Mexico

Research Assistant, 2009-2010

Visiting Researcher

University of Oxford (2021), University of Amsterdam (2019)

Grants & Prizes

Fellowship, Global Young Faculty, Foundation Mercator, Germany, 2019-2021

Research Grant, Gerda Henkel Foundation, Germany, 2018-2020


Project: ‘Collecting and Categorizing Faces for Security: Facial Recognition in the Era of Big Data’

Research Grant, German Academic Exchange Service, 2017-2018


Project: ‘Categorizing human difference: ‘FERET’ and the development of facial recognition systems’

Alfonso Caso Medal, Best Dissertation in Philosophy of Science, National Autonomous University of Mexico, 2016

PhD scholarship, Mexican National Council of Science and Technology, 2012-2016

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